European Parliament
Kathleen van Brempt - S&D (Belgium)


Clara Piazza

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Kathleen van Brempt - S&D (Belgium)  Committee: European Parliament

Topic 1: European Border and Cross Guard Regulation

The recent phenomenon of migration has led to unprecedented pressure being placed on the Schengen Area, for some Member States were forced to close their internal borders; a solution which does not fully comply with the principles of solidarity and fair sharing of responsibility, and which should thus remain temporary. The European Commission launched in 2016 a critical set of measures to manage the EU's external borders and preserve our Schengen area. Building on the foundations of Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency will work together with the Member States to quickly identify and label any potential security threats to the EU's external borders.

The S&D group has welcomed t...